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  • The Cave of the Yellow Dog

    The Cave of the Yellow Dog

    ★★★★★

    A film of rare beauty and simplicity.

  • The World at War

    The World at War

    ★★★★★

    The best documentary I've seen about WW II. The detail and flow of the series makes the events of the war easy to follow and understand. The combination of the big picture along with the impact on individuals and places goes beyond the awful statistics to humanize the horrors of war. The last minutes of the film are devastating.

    A must see for anyone interested in 20th century world history and how to make a gripping documentary. My only gripe…

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  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    ★★★★★

    This is my 3rd viewing of Raiders, the last time more than 10 years ago. It remains the greatest adventure film of modern times. Harrison Ford is perfect as Indiana Jones and the rest of the cast are excellent. Spielberg's direction keeps everything flowing; along with iconic music and script. Blah, blah, blah...you all know it's great!!

  • Force Majeure

    Force Majeure

    ★★★★½

    A disturbing black comedy about marriage, gender, power, and our perverted view of masculinity. The film is controversial, which is understandable considering the family dynamics and the ambiguous ending. The direction, cinematography, and acting are outstanding. The scene where the four friends talk about the issue in question blew me away!